Jill Dunn

Annual brake inspection blitz begins Sept. 8

| September 05, 2013

Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.

Tale of two CA ports in recent protest actions

| August 30, 2013

Los Angeles port truckers picketed an area trucking company Aug. 27, while the previous week, Oakland port independents ended protests after leadership agreed to reach out on their behalf.

N.C. further limits tolling with legislation

| August 29, 2013

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the second of two bills that limit the state’s ability to toll existing lanes.

Clean Ports bill floated in Congress

| August 29, 2013

The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.

VDOT reopens SB I-81 lanes near Blacksburg

| August 29, 2013

Big backups around Blackburg, Va., were eased Thursday, Aug. 29 with the reopening of lanes obstructed by a landslide.

FMCSA issues final Unified Registration System rule

| August 23, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will begin operating the Unified Registration System in 2015, but has set a Nov. 1 compliance date for biennial updates. The agency published the URS final rule Aug. 23 establishing ...

CRST wins $4.7 million award against EEOC

| August 08, 2013

A federal judge has ordered the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million.

Mexican carriers fare well on safety data

| August 08, 2013

Long-haul and drayage Mexican carriers entering the United States have generally lower out-of-service rates than their American counterparts, according to current federal data.

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